History: The Past for Now

Encyclopedic Understanding. An A-to-Z Review of Simon Garfield’s ‘All the Knowledge in the World’
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Reviewing Tara Isabella Burton’s ‘Self Made: Creating Our Identities from Da Vinci to the Kardashians’
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Crossing Borders. Reviewing Sam Miller’s ‘Migrants’ and James Crawford’s ‘The Edge of the Plain’
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What Monks and Nuns Know about Staying Focused. Reviewing Jamie Kreiner’s ‘The Wandering Mind’
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Is Appropriation Appropriate? Depends on What We Mean. Martin Puchner’s ‘Culture: The Story of Us from Cave Art to K-Pop’
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An African American History of Literacy and Liberation, and What Their Words Mean for Us All
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Grunge, the Internet, and the Dotted Line to Right Now. Reviewing ‘The Nineties’ by Chuck Klosterman
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Competing Stories about the World. Reviewing ‘The History of Water’ by Edward Wilson-Lee
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Reviewing Dipo Faloyin’s ‘Africa Is not a Country: Notes on a Bright Continent’
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The Art and Function of Medieval Manuscripts: Reviewing ‘The Lindisfarne Gospels,’ ‘Imperial Splendor,’ and ‘Performing the Gospels in Byzantium’
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It’s all about Banks, Interest, and Bad Debt. Reviewing Edward Chancellor’s ‘The Price of Time’
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Reviewing Eric Berkowitz’s ‘Dangerous Ideas’ and Richard Ovenden’s ‘Burning the Books’